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Mathematics

What can you do with this major?

The following list represents just a few of the kinds of career titles for Math majors. Use it as an idea list, and remember that they represent some, but certainly not all, of the careers you might consider in Mathematics.

Actuary, Appraiser, Bank Examiner, Benefits Administrator, Budget Analyst, Claims Adjuster, Commodities, Trader, Computer Programmer, Contract Administrator, Controller, Cost Estimator, Credit/Loan Officer, Cryptologist, Data Base Manager, Engineering Analyst, Estimator, External Auditor, Financial Aid Director, Financial Manager, Financial Planner, Foreign-Exchange Trader, Information Scientist, Insurance Agent/Broker, International Trade Specialist, Investment Analyst, Investment Researcher, Market Research Analyst, Mathematical Technician, Mathematician, Numerical Analyst, Operations Research Analyst, Production Manager, Psychometrist, Purchasing Agent/Buyer, Quality Control Analyst, Securities Broker, Statistician, Systems Analyst, Teacher, Technical Writer, Treasurer, Trust Analyst, Underwriter…

The following list represents a few of the kinds of businesses and institutions that employ Math majors:

Private & Non-Profit Agencies:

Aerospace Companies, Banks, Colleges & Universities, Computer Firms, Economic/Social Science Polsters, Engineering Firms, Insurance Companies, Investment Firms, Manufacturing Firms, Market Research Firms, Mortgage Companies, Pharmaceuticals, Research & Development Firms, Savings & Loan Associations, School Systems, Stock Brokerage Houses, Test Development Corporations, Utilities

Public & Government Agencies:

Bureau of Labor Statistics, Capital Budgeting & Planning, Defense Logistics Agency, Defense Mapping Agency, Drug Enforcement Administration, Economics Management, Employment & Training Administration, Health Care, Financing Administration, Housing & Mortgage, Finance Agency, Insurance Department, Justice Department, Library of Congress, Local & State Planning Offices, NASA, National Highway Traffic Safety Admin., National Institute of Standards & Tech., National Oceanic & Atmos. Admin., National Security Agency

Want to know more about the nature of the work, working conditions, earnings, training, and job outlook? Then check out the Occupational Outlook Handbook